Category Archives: Holydays

Thou Shalt Unplug Thyself – Reboot Your Week On Shabbat

Unplugging from the wired world sounds ideal, but impossible. We have never been more connected than we are now, and taking a break even for a nano-second can seem unconscionable….

Festival Torah Project

JConnect and Jewlicious run programs throughout the year that require a Sefer Torah. In the past, we have had to beg, borrow, and pray, that we could find a Torah…

Moshav, Rav Shmuel, Dov Rosenblatt @ LoveFest, Aug. 5, in LA

Tu B’Av is an ancient day of Jewish romance and celebrating the love in our lives on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Av. It’s older than St….

This holiday of redemption

Last days of Pesach. Focusing on the redemption, the crossing of the sea, Miriam and dancing, the Ball Shem Tov meal at the end of this holiday. This holiday where…

Go Kosher For Passover

KOSHER FOR PASSOVER CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED GUIDE FOR 2009 This is according to Ashkenazi custom. Sephardic customs do vary. Please distribute. ©2004-2009 by Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | A service…

“Let Don Siegleman be with us for Next Shabbos”

Last Friday night, at a massive Hillel Purim/Shabbat table at Congregation Lubavitch-Long Beach the Purim spirit was intense. We had been singing since 5 o’clock, and after many hours, the…